Neighbours are not very happy with the red and white striped paint job on a house in South End, Kensington, London. Residents in the quiet cul-de-sac in Kensington, one of London’s richest neighbourhoods, said they are being driven ‘mad’ by the colourful redesign. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

A multimillion-pound house painted in “garish” candy stripes after a planning row has been branded “hideous” by neighbours.The townhouse underwent its(...)

Gertrude Weaver, who has died at the age of 116, is pictured Camden, Arkansas. Photograph: Reuters/Silver Oaks Health and Rehabilitation Facility/Handout

Gertrude Weaver, who last week became the world’s oldest-known living person, has died at the age of 116 at a senior care facility in Arkansas, off(...)

Missoni mad? Dash to Dust

It started life as a humble pop-up and now Dust, the interior design store with a big personality which graduated recently to its permanent residen(...)

Áine Byrne from Dublin and Gerard Gunning from Roscommon are both 25 and have been in London for almost three years. He is a menswear print designer and Byrne is studying for a master’s in textile design. Photograph: Kim Cunningham

Irish photographer Kim Cunningham’s latest project, photographs of the new London Irish – creative young Irish people who’ve moved to the British c(...)

On the first part of the walk the estuary is at its widest but then narrows to a densely wooded meander loop known as Drakes Pool

Go Walk: Carrigaline to Crosshaven, Co Cork Map: OSI. Discovery Series. Sheet 87 & 81. Start and (...)

Some 1,198 of the 1,959 passengers and crew aboard the Lusitania perished when she sank within 18 minutes of being struck by a torpedo from German submarine U20 off the Old Head of Kinsale on May 7th 1915

The three bright flares looped in an arc over Cork Harbour, illuminating the glassy waters off Cobh as people of the town gathered to remember that da(...)

Ed Sheeran’s down-to-earth charms and lovely warblings hit home at  the VH1 Storyteller’s gig in Whelans on Saturday. Photo: VH1 Twitter

Ed Sheeran’s much hyped appearance in Whelan's saw crowds descend on Dublin’s Camden Street, causing traffic jams on Saturday night. The singer(...)

The net curtains are neat. In another place they’d tip into twee. But this room has the bone structure to carry them off, like a frumpy haircut on (...)

Venice Rowback Authorities in Venice have overturned a ban on large cruise ships sailing into St Mark’s basin, introduced in August 2014 to pro(...)

Gardaí at Kevin Street, Dublin, arrested a man in his late 20’s in the North Dublin area on Monday in connection with an assault on Camden Street

Gardaí at Kevin Street, Dublin, arrested a man in his late 20’s in the North Dublin area on Monday in connection with an assault on Camden Street. (...)